Events and conferences

Industry events for the art and antiques trade are often organised by dealer and auctioneer associations but others are managed independently and operate as commercial enterprises.


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Hennell’s wartime agricultural scenes in focus at dealer’s first online sale

01 April 2024

In his first online sale, dealer Andrew Sim of Sim Fine Art features a series of Second World War pictures of the ‘Food War’ on the home front.

The Pale Complexion Of True Love (Framed)

UK dealers announce series of sales to overseas museums

25 March 2024

Several pictures and one leatherwork portrait have recently gone to institutions in the US and France.

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University of Leeds to hold conference on the history of furniture

19 March 2024

Organisers behind the planned 'What is Furniture History?’ conference are calling on the antiques sector to contribute papers or presentations on this theme.

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Ceri Richards' costermongers add colour to London show

18 March 2024

Street traders or costermongers of 1930s-40s London star in Browse & Darby’s current show on Welsh artist Ceri Richards (1903-71).

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News in brief including showcases on female artists at London Art Week

11 March 2024

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including dealers staging shows devoted to female artists at London Art Week

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Auctions and dealer shows aplenty at Asia Week New York

04 March 2024

Fifteeth year of the New York event involves 28 dealers and 12 salerooms taking part

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Peries stands out from the cloud

26 February 2024

'Cloud' (1978) is among the highlights of Grosvenor Gallery’s exhibition on the works of Sri Lankan painter Ivan Peries (1921-88).

London Art Week

Drawing foundation Trois Crayons links up with London Art Week

24 February 2024

New partnership aims to boost London as a centre for Old Master drawings

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Midlands Art Design Antiques Fair (MADA) postponed until spring 2025

20 February 2024

The inaugural Midlands Art Design Antiques Fair (MADA) at Birmingham’s NEC has been postponed again.

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UK dealers happy with ‘buzzy’ New York drawings fair

19 February 2024

Running for the first time under new ownership Master Drawings New York (MDNY) produced strong results for many of its exhibitors, including London dealer Guy Peppiatt.

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Married artists brought together at last at New York show

12 February 2024

US artists Ruth Lewin (1924-75) and Charles Seliger (1926-2009) have their first joint exhibition in New York this month.

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Serpent study by De Morgan slithers into view

12 February 2024

Among the images included in Emanuel von Baeyer’s latest catalogue is a study of a female nude by Evelyn De Morgan (1855-1919).

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Shades of Scottish life at Fine Art Society show

29 January 2024

Fine Art Society kicks off its in-person exhibition programme in Edinburgh with Fine Shadings: 250 Years of Painting in Scotland.

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La Belle France art styles shine in Sussex

29 January 2024

A portrait by Raoul Dufy (1877-1953) is the chief work in the exhibition La Belle France at Ottocento in Petworth.

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London Art Week dates announced

27 January 2024

This year’s programme includes a change for the organisation’s spring education week.

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Hanley out of the mist at Portland Gallery show

22 January 2024

'Misty Landscape' (1987) is a characteristic work by British artist Liam Hanley (1933-2019) and one of the highlights in his retrospective at Portland Gallery next month.

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De Glehn revisited as a 30-year journey rolls on

22 January 2024

London gallery holds dedicated show decades after first championing the artist

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Fresh start for Master Drawings New York fair

15 January 2024

This month Master Drawings New York (MDNY) has its first run under new ownership.

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Extensive furniture book library on display in Leeds

12 January 2024

A major collection of books on furniture from the late dealer John Bedford are on display as part of a new exhibition at the University of Leeds.

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Rediscovered Spanish drawing among the highlights at MDNY

12 January 2024

A 16th century drawing would have been brought to "full technicolor" by women makers.

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